WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Give credit where credit is due. The Donald knows a good thing when he sees it, and knows how to play it to his advantage. Example: President Obama’s budget that set the pace for a continuous … more
It has been our pleasure to meet and get to know Stephanie Cyrus over the past 3 ½ years. We feel she, as a lifelong educator and mother of two children in Wilson County Schools, is the best choice … more
After a 34-year career in manufacturing as an engineer, I decided to become a Wilson County Schools lateral entry teacher at the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology, teaching ninth-graders advanced … more
As a former teacher, assistant principal and principal in Wilson County for nearly 30 years, I was extremely disappointed to see the negativity associated with the election campaign of current … more
Voters need to look at the big picture when they go to vote on Tuesday. The two candidates running for the District 24 House seat could be no more different. We have Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, a … more
This is the season of family gatherings and parties with friends. With the New Year coming, we will all have new dreams, hopes and challenges. Too often this opinion page is an endless battle … more
The new party within our government, and those who support it, have taken measures to erase the history and heritage of white, Southern Christians whose ancestors fought in the Confederacy during our … more
Water flows downhill and along the path of least resistance. Money, on the other hand, seems to only rise like steam in a pipe — channeled upward. That’s certainly the case with the fracked … more
I grew up in Wilson County public schools, attending B.O. Barnes, Hearne, Forest Hills and Hunt High School from 1988-2000. Wilson County Schools were a stabilizing force for me when things were not … more
“Benedict Trump” will go from the White House to the big house. This is the man who a 90-plus-percent majority of Republicans find presidential, and continue to defend him and his administration. … more
I read in The Church Bell of First Christian Church, Vol. 62, Issue 10 (Oct. 1) that 30 percent of children in Wilson and Wilson County are in poverty. That’s 7 percent higher than the state … more
We had a house fire on Feb. 2. It has been a nightmare trying to find what we owned and lived in for 28 years. We have always been very hardworking folks and have never asked for anything. We worked … more
There are 120 seats in the N.C. House of Representatives. Republicans hold 75 seats, Democrats 45. It takes 72 House votes to override the governor’s veto. The N.C. Senate has 50 seats, Republicans … more
The holidays are a special time for families in North Carolina to gather and look ahead to the New Year with anticipation and enthusiasm. It’s also a time when we reflect on the past year, … more
I think it’s safe to say that there are trends on the horizon that are beginning to disturb much of our society. For instance, in a TED X talk that has since gone viral because of its absurdity, a … more
This is the season of family gatherings and parties with friends. With the New Year coming, we will all have new dreams, hopes and challenges. Too often this opinion page is an endless battle … more
Re: “Trump’s deficit will hobble Obama-inherited economy” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Saturday: Nick, just a few easy rejoinders. First, do you understand that if an economy grows … more
Come we now to celebrate Him who appeared just because He loved us. He was born in a lowly state that’s transcendent from Glory. His life was short and yet He taught more than any man before … more
Kudos to the farmers four for restoring Silver Lake — a beautiful gift to the community! Bill Jeffrey Wilson more
I’d been ill and just was not thinking well. I’d left my purse in my vehicle overnight, which was not the norm for me, between Saturday evening and Sunday morning when I went out to crank my car, … more
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